National Diary of Events

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Feb 2019 State Event Details Flyer Contact
Sat 9 Feb to
Sun 10 Feb
QLD Logan City Square Dancers
15TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OPENING OF LOGAN CITY SQUARE DANCE CENTRE
161A Magnesium Drive, Crestmead Qld
Featuring caller Alan Evans
Saturday 1.30 - 4.00pm Plus
Saturday 7.00 pm Rounds, 7.30pm Mainstream Squares, 10.00 pm approx. Supper*
Sunday 2.30 - 4.30pm A Level
The hall will remain open between sessions on Saturday. Showers available. BYO basket tea if desired or there are several food outlets nearby.
*A food contribution towards supper will be appreciated.
Jane Rayner
ph: 0405 316 469

Website
Sat 16 Feb SA Wild Frontier & Kannella Squares
WILD FRONTIER 46TH BIRTHDAY
Wild Frontier Square Dance Club Inc invites YOU to our 46th Birthday
Somewhere Over The Rainbow
Theme: Rainbow colours or Wizard of Oz characters
Morialta Uniting Church, 26 Chapel Street, Magill
Starts 7.30pm
$8 per person
Basket supper please
Jeff Seidel (Caller)
ph: 08 8263 5023

Pat Chesney (Secretary)
ph: 08 8337 7816

Website
Sun 17 Feb NSW Carpenter & Co Tuggerah
CARPENTER & CO 40TH BIRTHDAY
Dinner Dance
Sunday 17th February 2019 5:00pm
Tuggerah Hall 9 Anzac Rd Tuggerah
$30.00 Bookings Essential for Catering
Call Gary: 0429827793 or Carole 0490045361
RSVP 1/02/2019
Gary
ph: 0429827793
Carole
ph: 0490045361
Sat 23 Feb QLD Queensland Round Dance Association
ROUND DANCE MATINEE
Logan City Square Dance Centre, 161A Magnesium Drive, Crestmead Qld
Dancing all levels including Square Dancer Rounds
Admission: $10.00 per person, QRDA Members $8.00
Time: 2pm till 5pm
Followed by tea break (meal provided by QRDA) then followed by QRDA AGM
Please bring a food contribution towards afternoon tea, thank you
All Cuers welcome to participate in the programme.
Cuers please indicate your willingness to Cue on the day by RSVP to Paula Armstrong Email: paula1563@gmail.com
Phone: 07 55 463 493 Mobile: 0418 186 897
Interested in joining QRDA?
Membership is just $15 per year....
Initial joining fee waived.
Information and forms will be available on the day.
Paula Armstrong
ph: 07 55 463 493, 0418 186 897

Website
Sat 23 Feb VIC ROYAL CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL FUNDRAISER SQUARE DANCE 2019
All donations go directly to the Royal Children's Hospital
Where: Masonic Hall, 233 Watton Street, Werribee
Time: 2pm - 10pm
Dinner will be served at 6:00pm (Subject to Delivery)
Cost: $15 Single, $35 Family
If there are any dietary requirements please call Alison Saunder on 0438 789 378 prior to the event
Please remember that this event is for the children so your support will mean so much!!
Ralph
ph: (03) 9367 2440, 0419514147
Dianne
ph: 0451161424
Sat 23 Feb to
Sun 24 Feb
NSW Kendall Plus
WEEKEND WITH BRIAN HOTCHKIES
Mar 2019
Fri 1 Mar QLD Cane Country Squares Bundaberg
36TH BIRTHDAY
Details to come ...
Matthew
ph: 0418 479 814, 07 4152 5051
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Sat 2 Mar NSW Cloverleaf Dancers
11TH BIRTHDAY
Afternoon and night
Fri 8 Mar to
Mon 11 Mar
VIC Victorian Square Dance Association
VSDA 50TH STATE CONVENTION
REMINISCING AND MOVING FORWARD
Kingston City Hall, 979 - 985 Nepean Highway, Moorabin, Victoria
Only $30 Early Bird for VSDA members, Interstate and International Dancers.
$45 for non-members
Early bird registrations close 30th Nov 2018
See registration form for full details
Registration Form (1.1MB)
Website
Fri 15 Mar to
Sun 17 Mar
NSW Classified A
WEEKEND WITH BRIAN HOTCHKIES
Sat 16 Mar NSW Summerland Larrikins
27TH BIRTHDAY
Afternoon and night
Fri 22 Mar to
Sun 24 Mar
QLD Hervey Bay Square Dance Club
BIRTHDAY BY THE BEACH
Hervey Bay Square Dance Club Inc celebrates 30 years of Square Dancing in the Bay with a whole weekend of fun and dance
Guest Caller - Brian Hotchkies
Venue: Senior Citizens Hall, 28 Totness Street, Torquay, Qld 4655
Weekend Programme
Friday 7pm - 10.30pm Mainstream, incl. 2x Rounds
Saturday 12 noon - 2pm Basic/Mainstream, 2.30pm - 4.30pm PLUS, 7pm - 10.30pm Mainstream, incl. 2x Fun Dances
Sunday 10am - 1pm Anything Goes - Casual Attire
Wknd Tickets; Early Bird $40.- From 1st Jan. $50.-
Session Tickets Day time $ 10.-, Evening $15.-
Morning & afternoon teas provided & Suppers at 10.30pm
Free coffee, tea and cold water all weekend
You are encouraged to buy weekend tickets
Email birthdaybythebeach@gmail.com
Or go to www.squaredancingherveybay.com.au for online registrations
Please remember your water bottle to save on throw away cups.
Registration Form (112KB)
Samantha
ph: 0403679741

Coraleen
ph: 07 4194 2159
Website
Sat 23 Mar VIC Australiana Dancers
JERRY JESTIN
Jerry Jestin supported by Jaden Frigo
Seaford Community Centre, 6R Broughton Street, Seaford (5 mins from Eastlink)
2.30 Rounds, 3.00-6.00 Plus & A-Level
7.30 Rounds, 8.00 til late Mainstream
$15 per session, $25 for both (pay at door)
Jaden
ph: 0400 878 259
Sat 30 Mar NSW Square and Round Dance Association of NSW Inc.
SARDA AGM PLUS AMATEUR CALLERS' DANCE
Apr 2019
Fri 19 Apr to
Sun 21 Apr
VIC Mornington Peninsular Square Dancers
7TH AUSTRALIANA SPECTACULAR
You're invited to come join the party!
Featuring Joe Kromer (Germany), Steve Turner and Jaden Frigo.
This is the weekend before the 60th National Convention in Tassie so it works in really well.
Venue - Benton Junior College, 261 Racecourse Road, Mornington
An array of Mainstream, Plus, A1, A2, C1 & Rounds in two superb halls
Fri Night, All day + night Sat and Sun..
2 catered lunches plus suppers!
Weekend package just $60 booked before 31/12/2018. $70 after.
Book online at www.trybooking.com/374667 or ring 0400878259 for other options
Session tickets available at door
Jaden Frigo

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Sun 21 Apr to
Wed 24 Apr
TAS ARDA CONFERENCE 2019
Presenters: PAULA & WARWICK ARMSTRONG
ARDA Education Officers & Officers on ROUNDALAB Board of Directors
Plus: Guest Presenters
The Australian Round Dance Association will once again conduct an EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE for ALL Teachers, Cuers, Callers and Dancers
The emphasis will be on learning with a variety of topics being covered.
WHERE: MEANDER VALLEY PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE, 2 Meander Valley Road, Deloraine, Tas
Morning/Afternoon tea will be provided together with lunch on Monday and Tuesday.
WHEN:
SUNDAY April 21 1.00 pm to 4.45 pm plus 'BONUS' evening of round dancing
MONDAY April 22 9.00 am to 4.45 pm plus 'BONUS' evening of round dancing
TUESDAY April 23 9.00 am to 4.45 pm
WEDNESDAY April 24 AM only. 'Mystery Event'
For further details, cost, registration form, etc. contact the ARDA Secretary ..... arda.secretary@gmail.com
** Dancers wishing to attend only the bonus round dance evenings, will be required to pay an entry fee.
ALL OF THIS BEFORE YOU 'bling up' FOR THE 60TH ANSDC.
Registration Form (1.4MB)
Wed 24 Apr to
Sun 28 Apr
TAS 60TH AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL SQUARE DANCE CONVENTION
Celebrating 60 years
Deloraine Community Complex, Alveston Drive, Deloraine, Tasmania
Further details: Kaye Chandler, PO Box 796 Launceston TAS 7250

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Mon 29 Apr TAS POST CONVENTION SPECIAL (DAY AFTER NATIONAL)
Featuring one of Europe's finest callers
JOE KROMER (Germany)
7.00 - Rounds (Ph II-III)
7.30 - Squares (M/S & Plus)
Westbury Town Hall, 26 Lyall St, Westbury (Between Deloraine & Launceston)
$15 per person - Limited Numbers, Book Early to Secure Your Place!
Jaden Frigo
May 2019
Sat 18 May to
Sun 19 May
NSW Northern NSW Square Dance Association
URUNGA DIP'N'DIVE WEEKEND
BRIAN HOTCHKIES PLUS VISITING CLUB CALLERS AND ROUNDS WITH JANE RAYNER
VENUE: North Beach Recreation & Bowling Club, 429 Mylestrom Drive, Mylestrom
SESSIONS:
Saturday:
2.00pm-4.30pm Squares & Rounds
4.30pm-5.00pm NNSWSDA Meeting
7.30pm-8.00pm Rounds with Jane
8.00pm-10.30pm Squares with Brian
Sunday:
2.00pm-4.30pm Squares & Rounds
7.30pm-8.00pm Rounds with Jane
8.00pm-10.00pm Squares with Brian
Weekend ticket (pre paid by 30th April) $40
Weekend ticket (after 30th April) $45
Session tickets available
Registration Form (677KB)
Wilma
ph: 02 6662 6647

Website
Jun 2019
Fri 7 Jun to
Sun 9 Jun
VIC The Geelong Club Dancers
23RD BIRTHDAY WEEKEND FESTIVAL
Feature Caller Pat Carnathan ( USA )
Full Weekend Tickets $80.00
Get Tickets Online now
Full details available on our website
Registration Form (1MB)
Darren Taylor
ph: 0435 091277

Website
Mon 17 Jun to
Fri 21 Jun
NSW CASINO NORTH COAST CALLERS SEMINAR - CASINO
5 full days
Sat 22 Jun to
Sun 23 Jun
NSW Casino Willi-Whirlers
36TH BIRTHDAY PARTY
Weekend
Fri 28 Jun to
Sun 30 Jun
NSW HALFWAY DANCE HOLBROOK NSW
Holbrook Shire Hall, Cnr Albury & Young Sts Holbrook featuring
Howard Cockburn (VIC), Mike Davey (VIC) & Chris Froggatt (NSW)
Howard
ph: 0417 025 828

Mike
ph: 0400 171 359

Chris
ph: 0425 281 297
Jul 2019
Fri 26 Jul to
Sun 28 Jul
QLD MARTIN KLIBBE MEMORIAL DANCE
The Grand Finale
"15 years on the 15th July 2019"
Jerry Story calling at Mackay in July!
Venue: Tommy Webster Memorial Hall, 22 Bold Street, Walkerston QLD
Mainstream & Plus
WEEKEND PROGRAMME
Friday Evening: Dancing Hall 7.30pm - 10.30pm followed by supper.
Saturday Morning: (Optional) Demonstration at Bluewater Quay. 10am - 11:30am.
Saturday Afternoon: Dancing Hall 1.30pm - 3.30pm.
Saturday Night: Dancing Hall 7.30pm - 10.30pm followed by supper.
Sunday Morning: Dancing Hall 10am - 12pm.
Sunday Afternoon: (Optional - Cost not included in the Registration) 12.30pm - Farewell Luncheon. Western Suburbs Football Club, 10 Branscomb Road, Walkerston.
Early Bird Weekend Ticket (to 31st March 2019): $50 for Adults, $25 for Students (Under 16)
Regular Weekend Ticket (from 1st April): $60 for Adults, $30 for Students (Under 16)
Please refer to the accommodation information sheet. It is a busy time in Mackay so it is suggested that accommodation is organised ASAP.
Registration Form (308KB)
Accommodation Information Sheet (447KB)
Dawn Klibbe
ph: 07 4959 7350, 0427 597 350
Aug 2019
Fri 9 Aug to
Mon 12 Aug
NSW Square and Round Dance Association of NSW Inc.
40TH NSW SQUARE AND ROUND DANCE CONVENTION 2019
Venue: "Berry Farm", Berry Sport & Recreation Centre 660 Coolangatta Road, BERRY NSW 2535
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION available till 31 October 2018: $55/adult, $40/student
REGISTRATION from 1 November 2018: $65/adult, $50/student
Registration Form (1.1MB)
Information sheet (1.4MB)
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Fri 23 Aug to
Sun 25 Aug
NSW 27TH WOOLGOOLGA GALA WEEKEND FESTIVAL
Sep 2019
Fri 6 Sep to
Sun 8 Sep
QLD 38TH QUEENSLAND STATE SQUARE DANCE CONVENTION
"Stars of the Big Screen in 2019"
Hosted by Rocky Twirlers at North Rockhampton High School.
Oct 2019
Fri 4 Oct to
Sun 6 Oct
NSW Hunter Valley Square Dance Society
HUNTER VALLEY WEEKEND 2019
Feature caller Brian Hotchkies
Rounds with Ed Coleman
Venue: West Wallsend High School, 2 Appletree Road, West Wallsend NSW
Accommodation is very tight in Newcastle for the long weekend in October 2019 so it is advisable to book early.
David
ph: 0419 250 998

Vonda
ph: 0409 505 818
Fri 18 Oct to
Sun 20 Oct
NSW 5TH ARMIDALE NEW ENGLAND FESTIVAL
Weekend
Nov 2019
Sat 30 Nov NSW Square and Round Dance Association of NSW Inc.
SARDA DANCE
Details to be advised
Dec 2019
Tue 31 Dec NSW BRIAN HOTCHKIES NEW YEARS EVE PARTY
Tue 31 Dec NSW Saintly Devil Dancers
NEW YEARS EVE PARTY - ARMIDALE
Tue 31 Dec NSW NEW YEARS EVE PARTY
Sutherland (South Sydney) - Callers: Brett Gill & David Todd
Ph: 0411 677 643
Apr 2020
Fri 10 Apr to
Tue 14 Apr
NSW 61ST AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL SQUARE DANCE CONVENTION
The 61st Australian National Square Dance Convention will be held in the majestic Blue Mountains, over the Easter weekend in 2020.
Convenors David & Rosalind Todd

Secretary Louise Anderson

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Jun 2021
Thu 24 Jun to
Mon 28 Jun
NT 62ND AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL SQUARE DANCE CONVENTION
DARWIN 2021 - Living Our Dream - Together in the Top End
Our Committee will host the 62nd Australian National Square Dance Convention at Marrara Stadium in Darwin from Thursday, 24 to Monday 28 June. Our theme is
Living Our Dream - Together in the Top End.

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